Obituaries for Sunday, July 13

FresnoJuly 12, 2014 

AINSWORTH — Laurie Dee Ainsworth, 54, of Fresno died July 4. She was a homemaker. No services will be held. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.

BAKER-ROBINSON — Brandy Dalene Baker-Robinson, 38, of Clovis died July 4. She was a veterinarian technician. Celebration of Life: 2 p.m. July 20 at Wildwood Mobile Home Park Club House in Fresno. Arrangements: Edward A. Cooper Cremation Society.

BARBA — Rachel Montes Barba, 75, of Reedley died July 5. She was a paint specialist. Rosary: 6 p.m. Monday at St. Anthony's. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Arrangements: Cairns Funeral Home.

BENTLEY — Eugene Bentley, 94, of Auberry died June 10. He was a retired self-employed manufacturer of rubber products. Graveside: 12:30 p.m. Friday at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Gustine. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home in Fresno.

BERRY — Jason Ross Berry, 30, of Fresno died June 20. He was an auto mechanic. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel. Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the chapel.

BROWN — Letha Mae Brown, 83, of Hanford died Friday. She was a clerical clerk for the U.S. government. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. Monday at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Celebration of Life: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Golden Harvest in Hanford. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.

BURGESS — Debra Lou Burgess, 61, of Madera died Friday. She was a para-professional. Private service. Arrangements: Smith Manor Grace Chapel.

CARRILLO — Leopoldo Carrillo, 74, of Madera died Friday. He was a mushroom harvester. Visitation: 4 to 9 p.m. Monday at Smith Manor Grace Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. Monday at the chapel. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joachim's Catholic Church.

CORTEZ — Ruben Pecina Cortez, 77, of Fresno died Monday. He was a farm laborer. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Boice Funeral Home in Clovis. Memorial: 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Remembrance: American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, 2222 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 202, Fresno, CA 93726.

DABBS — Orval Eugene Dabbs, 78, of Mendota died Wednesday. He was a ranch foreman for 50 years. Graveside: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fresno Memorial Gardens. Remembrance: New Beginning Pentecostal Church of God, 297 Quince St., Mendota, CA 93640. Arrangements: Tinkler Funeral Chapel & Crematory in Fresno.

DAL-PORTO — Colleen Dal-Porto, 80, of Coarsegold died July 6. She was a homemaker. Private service. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California in Fresno.

DASHJIAN — Harry David Dashjian, 70, of Fresno died June 17. He was a jazz musician. Memorial: 11 a.m. July 26 at Valley Bible Church in Clovis. Arrangements: Nova Cremation Service in Fresno.

DORRIES — Theodore Harmon Dorries, 84, of Reedley died Wednesday. He was a medical lab technician. Memorial: 10 a.m. Monday at Cornerstone Community Church. Arrangements: Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel.

GASTELUM — Miguel Gastelum, 51, of Fresno died July 5. He was a carpet installer. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Reade and Sons Funeral Home Chapel. No services will be held.

GOMEZ — Richard Gomez, 56, of Corcoran died July 5. He was a farm equipment mechanic. Visitation: 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Rosary and Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements: Bledsoe Family People's Funeral Chapel.

HALL — Larry Hall, 73, of Madera died Tuesday. He was a real estate broker. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Jay Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Remembrance: Madera Breakfast Lions, P.O. Box 1198, Madera, CA 93639.

KOHLS — Norman Kohls, 91, of Clovis died Friday. He was a receiving clerk. Private service. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California in Fresno.

MARSHALL-BAKER — Bettye Louise Marshall-Baker, 75, of Fresno died Wednesday. She was a music teacher for 30 years. Celebration of Life: 2 p.m. Saturday at a family residence, 10196 E. Bullard Ave. in Clovis. Remembrance: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 470 E. Herndon Ave., Suite 102, Fresno, CA 93720. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home in Clovis.

McCLAIN — Jane F. McClain, 83, of Auberry died Wednesday. She was an accountant. Private service. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home in Clovis.

MILLER — Harold Dave Miller, 51, of Fresno died July 3. He was a propane salesman. Memorial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Covenant Community Church. Arrangements: Yost and Webb Funeral Home.

NORDSLETTEN — Della Geneva Nordsletten, 89, of Madera died June 24. She was a homemaker. Memorial: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Neptune Society of Central California in Fresno.

OTANI — Terrie T. Otani, 87, of Fresno died Tuesday. She was a homemaker. Private service. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

PARICHAN — Cynthia Kay Parichan, 65, of Madera died Tuesday. She was a homemaker. Service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Jay Chapel. Remembrance: Community Regional Medical Center Neurological Department or Community Subacute and Transitional Care Center, c/o Community Medical Foundation, 126 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93701.

PEARIGEN — Gordon Low Pearigen, 72, of Fresno died Wednesday. He was a forest ranger. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.

PONTECORVO — Robert Rudolph Pontecorvo Jr., 69, of Fresno died Wednesday. He was a construction foreman for PG&E. Visitation: 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Rosary: 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.

RESENDIZ — Corina Resendiz, 49, of Corcoran died July 6. She was a drug abuse counselor. Visitation: 3 to 6 p.m. July 22 at Bledsoe Family People's Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. July 22 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. July 23 at the church.

RIOJAS — Enrique P. Riojas Jr., 78, of Fresno died July 6. He was a retired probation officer. Private service. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

SANCHEZ — Leonor Sanchez, 91, of Anaheim, formerly of Sanger, died Monday. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Wallin's Sanger Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 828 O St. in Sanger.

SANDOVAL — Susan Kay Sandoval, 53, of Fresno died Wednesday. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel.

SHULBY — Lula Bell Shulby, 92, of Madera, died Thursday. She was a janitor for 18 years. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Service Inc. Chapel. Graveside: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mountain View Cemetery.

SIMERAL — George Patrick Simeral, 67, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Fresno, died May 29. He was a chef. Private service. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

TENIENTE — Eddie Mesta Teniente, 53, of Sanger died Friday. He was a private first class. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Wallin's Sanger Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 828 O St.

TURNER — Inez Rankin Turner, 89, of Fresno died Friday. She was a retired teacher at Washington Union High School. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home. Graveside: 10 a.m. Thursday at Fresno Memorial Gardens. Celebration of Life: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Lifeway Baptist Church. Remembrance: Lifeway Baptist Church, 4250 W. Bullard Ave., Fresno, CA 93722.

VASQUEZ CARRENO — Marcos Anastasio Vasquez Carreno, 65, of Madera died June 30. He was a farmworker. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at a residence, 726 Dellavalle Ave. in Madera. Mass: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joachim Church. Arrangements: Reade and Sons Funeral Home in Fresno.

WOTRING — Alicia Florine Wotring, 89, of Fresno died Monday. She was a homemaker. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Yost & Webb Funeral Home.

YBARRA — Loretta Ann Ybarra, 69, of Fresno died Wednesday. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Whitehurst Sullivan Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Rosary and Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Shrine of St. Therese Catholic Church.

ZIMMER — Stephen Anthony Zimmer, 77, of Exeter died Wednesday. He was an orange rancher. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at Smith Family Chapel. Mass: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Visalia.

 

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